Tag: Sanjay Mishra

Kadvi Hawa Film Review: Winds of Hopelessness

| November 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

As of today on the release of Kadvi Hawa, an average 8 farmers have committed suicide in last ten months in Maharashtra after the loan waiver of approx 34K crore was announced by the State Government. This plight of farming community carries a baggage of reasons and is not confined to Maharashtra alone. Amongst the […]

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Golmaal Again Film Review: No Not Again

| October 26, 2017 | 1 Comment

Due to family exigency, I was unable to watch Golmaal Again on Friday. It’s almost a week since I got to watch it now. Statutory Warning: This is not a review because to review you need to engage your mental faculties and to some degree use your neuron pathways. Since the filmmaker made it very […]

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Newton Film Review: Falls Short of Scoring a Ton

| September 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

To review a movie that has already been announced as India’s Official Oscar entry requires a great deal of objectivity and integrity. Since I saw Newton in the evening show after a PR coup of sorts had been made regarding its ‘Oscar worthy’ Credentials, my task was tough. To give the Devil its due, Newton […]

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Baadshaho Film Review: Oh No!

| September 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

One fine day Bhushan Kumar of T Series and director Milan Luthria were just whiling away their time as to what to do.They had Ajay Devgn and Emraan Hashmi’s dates that were going waste. Enters writer Rajat Aroraa and gauging the urgency said, don’t worry. The dates won’t go waste. And he narrated a one […]

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Anaarkali Of Aarah Film Review: Sparkles and Sputters

| March 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

What if a woman who does not have a right to be even born, demands right over her own body,her own sexuality?. Of late this theme has been grist to Bollywood film factories. Bollywood because its no more a hindi cinema in its strict terminology, but movies made in hinglish, hence Hindi film industry is […]

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Dilwale Film Review: Hotchpotch With No Heart

| December 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

In Dilwale there is King Khan and there is King aka Boman Irani-the Joker’s persona ripoff with a pencil moustache who is lording over the drug trade in Goa (drugs and Goa are hand in glove). In the serene setting of Goa King Khan is leading a peaceful, incognito life of Raj running a car […]

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Masaan Film Review: Realism Revisited

| July 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Small town aspirations, lifestyles and dreams, especially from North India, have, of late, been subject of many a hindi film with good sprinkling of critical acclaim and box office success. Do Dooni Chaar, Shuddh Desi Romance,Dum Laga Ke Hai Sha, Aankho Dekhi, are few that come to mind. Masaan (a corrupted name for Shamshaan-a hindu […]

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Miss Tanakpur Haazir Ho Review: A Stretched Call

| June 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

The very sound of Haazir Ho gives an impression of some feudal or authoritarian set up where the individual freedom is at the mercy of some big boss. In Miss Tanakpur Haazir Ho(MTHH) this big boss is a much maligned system of Khap Panchayats endemic in Haryana’s heartland. Well Tanakpur is one such village where […]

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Dum Laga Ke Haisha Film Review: Dollops of Charm

| February 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Ayushman Khurrana after his not so impressive flight in Hawaiizada is back to redeem himself in a charming Dum Laga Ke Haisha. A simple plot set in 1995’s Haridwar where a submissive, loving, Kumar Sanu’s fan Lappu aka Prem ( Ayunshman Khurrana) running his father Sanjay Mishra’s audio-video parlour is hitched to a coy but […]

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Zed Plus Film Review: It’s ‘A Plus’ Fare

| November 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Zed Plus is an example of perfect synergy between the writer and director duo of Ram Prakash Singh and Dr. Chandraprakash Dwivedi. Its one of the rare scripts a la Khosla Ka Ghosla, Peepli Live, Lagey Raho Munnabhai that has an original screenplay written all over it. A gem of a political satire that pulls […]

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